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Ugh. Just saw Ubuntu 21.04 announcement which leads with Microsoft Active Directory integration and then continues to keep talking about Microsoft far too much.

> Why Open-Source?
> Would you buy a meal if the restaurant refused to tell you the ingredients? Would you buy a car if you weren’t allowed to look under the hood?

A comparison between instant messaging apps, regarding its network, encryption, custody and source code.

Although not so detailed, this is my favorite comparison for instant messaging so far.


cc: @itsfoss

Anybody knows an easy alternative to pi-hole?
It works fine for blocking but DNS resolution has been very unreliable(in docker, at least) and uses my ISP's most of the time.

The amount of people who do not know the difference between to and too is two damn high.

Today is my one year Linux Anniversary!

April 4, 2020: I had a slow old laptop that I was going to give to my cousins, but I thought that I would speed it up by putting Linux on it. Well, I installed Fedora 29 and was in love instantly.

Flash forward to today and I’m using Arch, Xmonad, I’ve built my own PC, host my own website, and I’m constantly learning tons of new things!

Linux is awesome!

OpenContacts is a very interesting android app. It helps you protect your contacts from all sort of privacy invasive apps. The UI is not perfect though so I'm thinking about contributing.

Been using FlorisBoard for a week or so now, after previously using net-blocked Swiftkey. It's certainly the best FOSS keyboard I've used!

It's in Alpha,so doesn't have everything you would expect, but does have cool features!

- Dynamic color theme for each app
- Intuitive cursor control
- One handed mode
- Gestures

It doesn't have auto-complete/suggestions yet, but I'm taking it as an opportunity to improve my spelling. 😃


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